This drone inspection training is intended for experienced and qualified drone pilots who are looking to extend their skills to include inspecting structures using their drone. It is a mix of classroom and practical field exercises and will provide an overview of integrating your operations into a demanding site safety system, make you aware of additional risks and give you practical inspection exercises on real infrastructure.

Upon completion of this course students will be able to engage with industrial clients, understand the strengths and weaknesses of their drone and complete drone base inspections with confidence.


Candidates must:

  • have a current PFCO
  • have a safety passport 
  • have 2m public liability insurance for their drone operations
  • an appropriate drone: minimum entry – DJI Inspire capability and above (subject to our agreement that the platform is suitable)
  • sign a training agreement (part of the site access requirements)
  • have appropriate PPE and other safety equipment

Our pre-requisites are non-negotiable.


  • The case for using a drone for inspection
  • Drone and Sensor considerations
  • Client environment
  • Integration with client safety system
  • Risk assessments
  • Case study – Roof Inspection
  • Case study – Mast Inspection
  • Reporting
  • Practical Exercise – Roof Inspection
  • Practical Exercise – Mast Inspection
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Visitor Centre Roof at Whisky Distillery


This course is 2 days in duration.  The practical exercises are conducted in small groups (no more than 4 per instructor).

This course has a significant out door component.  Please ensure that you have clothing appropriate to the conditions.

Weather is unpredictable.  If the conditions do not allow for the practical exercises, these will be re-scheduled.  We cannot accept any liability for the rescheduling and any additional costs incurred due to this.

Training Date

23-24 September, Redcar, Teesside, Drone Inspection training £1150 + VAT

To book your place, please email info@dronepartners.co.uk or call 01833 333950